Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 165 177
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 24 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.73% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 20
South West median daily rate £550 £385 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -14.92% +13.13%
10th Percentile £320 £233 £369
90th Percentile £755 £569 £585
England median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £48.75 - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -31.65% +66.32%

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4573 4788 5062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.40% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3167 3325
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 241 216
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -5 10 £550 +45.70%
Bristol -7 6 £338 -20.59% 2
Cornwall - 5 £325 -
Devon -18 3 - -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) BCP
5 6 (25.00%) Validation
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) LDAP
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Messaging Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Trainee
5 2 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) RIA
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) AS400
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) BCP
1 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) Ruby
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) arcserve
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Intel
5 2 (8.33%) IronPort
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) RightFax
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee